Pueblo, Colorado Population 2021

113,633
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Pueblo is a city located in Pueblo County Colorado. It is also the county seat of Pueblo County. With a 2020 population of 113,633, it is the 8th largest city in Colorado and the 262nd largest city in the United States . Pueblo is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 6.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,595 in 2010. Pueblo reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 56 miles, Pueblo has a population density of 2,068 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pueblo is $56,100 with a poverty rate of 23.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $141,000. The median age in Pueblo is 37.7 years, 36 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Pueblo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pueblowas:

  • White: 75.47%
  • Other race: 11.32%
  • Native American: 5.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Black or African American: 2.66%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Pueblo, Colorado is 113,633 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 112,361.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 106,595.

Pueblo, Colorado Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021170,4281,0020.59%
2020169,4261,0020.59%
2019168,4241,0020.59%
2018167,4221,1390.68%
2017166,2831,5090.91%
2016164,7741,7681.07%
2015163,0061,6501.01%
2014161,3563230.20%
2013161,0333120.19%
2012160,7215370.33%
2011160,1847940.50%
2010159,3900.00%

Pueblo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83,64975.47%
Some Other Race12,54811.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,6155.07%
Two or More Races5,0454.55%
Black or African American2,9532.66%
Asian9350.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.09%
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Pueblo Population by Race

Pueblo Population Pyramid $2021

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Pueblo Median Age

37.7


Total

36


Male

39.5


Female

Pueblo Adults

There are 86,002 adults, (19,342 of whom are seniors) in Pueblo.

Pueblo Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pueblo Sex Ratio

Female

55,845

50.38%

Male

54,996

49.62%

Pueblo Population by Age

Pueblo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pueblo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female41.4%58.6%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Male53.1%46.9%
All56.6%43.4%
Married75.2%24.8%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pueblo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,1792.4256.6
Non Family18,3461.2646.5
Married16,1333.1975.2
Female6,7943.3841.4
Male2,9063.2653.1

3.12

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Pueblo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8433.77%
9th to 12th Grade6,7478.96%
High School Graduate22,49429.86%
Some College20,50327.21%
Associates Degree8,48011.26%
Bachelors Degree9,67912.85%
Graduate Degree4,5926.10%
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Pueblo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pueblo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White37,18534,4089,598
Hispanic34,38928,0493,799
Other Race8,2796,272664
Native American3,5562,736224
2+ Races2,6362,275533
Black1,7941,597251
Asian644575297
Islander9292

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.12%.

Pueblo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,703$34,779$28,500
Less Than 9th Grade$19,597$24,146$16,782
High School Graduate$28,015$31,747$25,756
Some College$30,558$35,083$26,302
Bachelors Degree$43,644$46,401$42,548
Graduate Degree$55,328$62,952$53,832

$31,703

Average Earnings

$34,779

Average Male

$28,500

Average Female

Pueblo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pueblo Language by Age

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Pueblo Language

85.16% of Pueblo residents speak only English, while 14.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.51% of the population.

Pueblo Language

Pueblo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic55,48714,84826.76%
White46,0578,77119.04%
Other12,4653,48427.95%
Native5,5171,73931.52%
Multiple4,9651,22624.69%
Black2,66092934.92%
Asian902808.87%
Islander921314.13%

23.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.51%

Male Poverty Rate

24.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pueblo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pueblo is Black, with 34.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pueblo is Asian, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.68%.

Pueblo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.95%
High School19.62%
Some College17.78%
Bachelors or Greater7.57%

Pueblo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.82%
Male Unemployed36.42%
Female Employed13.23%
Male Employed10.00%

Pueblo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pueblo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,450$56,100
Families$51,657$67,420
Married Families$65,735$83,097
Non Families$26,551$37,003
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Income by Household Type

Pueblo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pueblo Married by Age and Sex

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Pueblo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pueblo Marital Status by Race

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Pueblo Marital Status

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8,483

Number of Veterans

7,699

Male Veterans

784

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,051
Second Gulf War1,647
First Gulf War1,294
Korea726
World War II315

Pueblo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,031
75+2,015
35 to 541,916
55 to 641,599
18 to 34922

Pueblo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,92510.50%
Hispanic3,3258.20%
Other Race6857.23%
Native American4149.74%
Black1979.23%
2+ Races1905.83%
Asian729.88%

Pueblo Veterans by Race

Pueblo Veterans by Education

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14.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pueblo Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pueblo Employment by Age

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Pueblo Employment by Race

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Pueblo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.96%

Born in Pueblo

96.71%

Native Born

3.29%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.71% of Pueblo residents were born in the United States, with 67.96% having been born in Colorado. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pueblo Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021113,6336360.56%
2020112,9976360.57%
2019112,3616360.57%
2018111,7256660.60%
2017111,0599410.85%
2016110,1181,1631.07%
2015108,9551,1321.05%
2014107,8231530.14%
2013107,6701940.18%
2012107,4763300.31%
2011107,1463910.37%
2010106,7554,6340.44%
2000102,1213,4810.35%
199098,640-3,046-0.30%
1980101,6863,9120.39%
197097,7746,5930.70%
196091,18127,4963.65%
195063,68511,5232.02%
194052,1622,0660.40%
193050,0967,0461.53%
192043,0501,3030.31%
191041,74713,5904.02%
190028,1573,5991.38%
189024,55821,34122.54%
18803,2170.00%

Pueblo Population by Year